So I finally saw the whole video for Beyonce’s Who Run the World (Girls), and I’m sorry, it didn’t give me life! I can easily see Keri Hilson, Rihanna, or Ciara in that video, and still have the same affect. In fact most of it was already done before: I saw Tina Turner in Mad Max, I saw Jennifer Lopez via Flash Dance with Jennifer Beals, I saw Janet Jackson in the Together Again video, I saw Shakira, I saw Rihanna in Run This Town, I saw Storm from X-Men, and someone from the Matrix. I guess I know why it’s called Girls.
I did like the shoulder work in the beginning, I guess I was hoping for more dance action like that in the opening scene. The first 30 seconds was hot! IDK, maybe it was just all the teasers and that short clip on American Idol that ruined the effect of the video for me. It wasn’t Single Ladies? Did you like it? Continue Reading →